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I Am Married to a Alcoholic

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 22 People

    I Don't Know What To Do

    My husband and I have been married for 7 years been together for 10. We met through friends and then he got a job at the same place I worked at. We started a relationship. Before I met him he was a coke addict. The reason he moved to the city I was living in, was for him to get...
    jsjabs2003 jsjabs2003 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 17, 2013

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    I Hate the Alcoholic.

    I am married to an active alcoholic who is getting considerably worse as time goes on.  He has been diagnosed with a fatty liver and has doubled his intake since being diagnosed with this condition. My biggest regret was not leaving him when are son was small.  My son...
    4Tess 4Tess 46-50 2 Responses Sep 25, 2009

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    I hate being near with drunk people.

    I find it annoying. Especially if it's my boyfriend. My bf soon to be husband like to get wasted. He's acting like some college boys. He'd acting very rude sometimes. And annoying. I don't drink at all. So can u imagine i have to deal with this **** every time we go out to...
    LovelyLilly13 LovelyLilly13 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 30

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    Help

    Hi my name is Tina :   i have been married for twenty three years to a A ucoholic husband.  he drinks wild turkey 101 straight.  he has a good job.  he only has a year and half to go to retirement.  last feb. his job caught him drinking on job.  sent him to rehabe for three...
    eltontfe eltontfe 51-55 1 Response Jan 15, 2011

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    My Husband the Alcoholic.

           My husband has been a alcoholic for at least 26 of his 46 years of life. I truly believe you can be born an alcoholic as his mother drank while pregnant with him. She passed many years ago due to her drinking. That hasn't slowed him one bit...
    75Angels 75Angels 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 26, 2008

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    I'm Going Crazy!

    I am going crazy. He has been laid off now for what 2 weeks. Drunk all but one night! Last night he was drunk and high, and had to be messing with things. He was doing something under the kitchen sink. Next thing I know he was out playing with his old broke down car and my...
    75Angels 75Angels 36-40, F 7 Responses Oct 22, 2008

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    My husband is the most caring

    and loving husband to me and our daughter. He knows he has a drinking problem. When he drinks he always apologize the next morning for doing it and promises to quit. Last night was the last straw, He lied about having a business meeting and then he stopped picking up my calls...
    seashellaa seashellaa 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    If you can't change someone.

    ..how are you supposed to just watch them self-destruct?
    Alfabitzz Alfabitzz 36-40, F Jan 21

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    stuckindia stuckindia 41-45 Oct 4

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    We got married 4 months ago and the past 7 months have been a hellish nightmare. He has hidden his alcoholism in ways I could never have imagined. (I grew up with an alcoholic...
    sunshineontheway sunshineontheway 31-35, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm not actually married to an alcoholic, or even dating one. I am just joining this group because anything involving addiction, especially alcoholism, I am interested in.
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    My husband was an alcoholic. I didn't think that it was too bad- until I got a call from the hospital where he had been for a week. They needed my permission to disconnect life...
    nikiilovesyou nikiilovesyou 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    We've only been married 4 months...yet it seems like an eternity. I feel like I'm living in hell. Everyday, I walk on eggshells around him. I blame myself entirely for being in...
    marriedandalone48 marriedandalone48 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    Story of my own hit bottom ! I dont recall my past Eid day and night ! i was so drunk during all past 14 years Eid days and nights ! This Eid may be like something missing inside...
    UsmanIshaq1980 UsmanIshaq1980 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 7

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    He is a good man, hard working, loving, honest, and drunk almost every night. We used to party together and friends always came over. Then everybody got married and started...
    Katerz Katerz 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    Today, i met a bunch of alcoholic old friends. We used to drink together but today i was standing apart of them and they all were suffering hangover cos of last night excessive...
    UsmanIshaq1980 UsmanIshaq1980 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 12

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    I wish I could figure out how to "detach" emotionally so that I won't get so frustrated with my husband. I don't want to divorce but, I also don't want to be so mad and grouchy all...
    consciouslyinsightful consciouslyinsightful 31-35, F 6 Responses Oct 5

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    She's not your typical alcoholic, although I really wouldn't know what typical is. The first thing she does in the morning is mix a drink. She takes a water bottle filled with...
    dunstanborough dunstanborough 41-45, M Oct 16

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    My dad's a raging alcoholic. He's been an alcoholic since the day I was born and my mom always makes me feel like it was my fault in the end. All he does is trash talk and spew...
    NerdRock87 NerdRock87 16-17, F Oct 21

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    I drink everyday but I'm not an alcoholic I have no more than 3 or 4 beers a day and some days I don't even have one but when I get home from work I just sit back and relax and...
    oilchick1488 oilchick1488 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 2

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    Today was the day, after what would be 24 years on November 2, I moved out of the house that I shared with my alcoholic husband. It was the hardest thing that I have ever had to...
    brewermom brewermom 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    110 days sober today. It's amazing how much things change in your life when you have a drinking problem and decide to stop. I have accomplished a lot and gone through a lot of up...
    mysticdragonlady mysticdragonlady 36-40, F 7 Responses Oct 14

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    I never really considered myself an alcoholic but after sitting down and really thinking about it I might need to consider it. I can't say no to a drink, when I feel the pain of my...
    Marie240 Marie240 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 20

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    It's 22nd day of my sobriety and in these days i have felt some kind of serenity in myself. It's self awakening i think. I don't recall my past painful days when i used to get paid...
    UsmanIshaq1980 UsmanIshaq1980 31-35, M 2 Responses Oct 21

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    So my mum is an alcoholic and has been for most of my life, it never really started to worry me until a few years ago when my stepdad left her, and then it became a living...
    ajb91 ajb91 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Hello I am Kristof and I am an alcoholic.I have been fighting with it for almost 12 years now. This addiction has destroyed my body and my mind, forcing very important things to...
    farfrominnocent farfrominnocent 31-35, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    My dad is an alcoholic, and I didn't find out until I was 14. At that point he was 11 or so years sober. That was until he relapsed when I was 17... He went to treatment and lived...
    amalmberg13 amalmberg13 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It breaks my heart. She's been an alcoholic as long as I can remember. We are not very close but I love her
    theemercedes theemercedes 36-40, F 6 hrs ago

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    mydarlin mydarlin 46-50, F Oct 22

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    First off, this is completely new to me. I don't even no where to begin. So, here goes and it will be long, cause I want to put everything out there. This is my 2nd marriage and...
    Mountainsandnaturestorms Mountainsandnaturestorms 36-40, F 14 Responses Oct 22

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    This is to all the women having affairs with married men right now. I want to share my story of my experience with having a relationship with a married man, in hopes that you...
    Linley242 Linley242 51-55, F 5 Responses Oct 5

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    LadyMarredMind LadyMarredMind 36-40, F 13 Responses Oct 16

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    I never wanted to get married growing up. I talked about it with a couple of friends because that's what girls are "supposed" to do, but I truly wasn't interested. Now that I'm...
    chickiebos chickiebos 31-35, F a week ago

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    Where to begin... I myself am married and I am currently at the beginning of an affair with a married man. This affair began primarily so that I could get over a man whom I have...
    SoSocioYaKnow SoSocioYaKnow 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 18

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    I have been married for 16 years..2 kids...13 and 15 year old. My problems stremed back over 10 years ago. My husband is not the most romantic, rarely communicates with me, never...
    nursekaye nursekaye 41-45, F 5 Responses 1 day ago

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    I meet him in 2002 at a national rainbow gathering...we married the next year...In a simple little ceremony out side in a circle on my sisters place...the preacher his name was...
    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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    It was very hard to get married so young. I graduated on May 25th, 2014 and by July 19th, 2014 I was a married woman. I had to take on a lot of resonsibility, especially being that...
    xwewereinfinite xwewereinfinite 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 9

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    TEAVEE TEAVEE 31-35, M 4 Responses Oct 10

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    regitca regitca 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F a week ago

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    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    katinbell katinbell 22-25, F 8 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    JRod8805 JRod8805 41-45, F 6 Responses Oct 2

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